If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.








The Lower Columbia College Head Start , Early Head Start, and ECEAP Programs have begun enrolling students for fall classes. The programs provide free services to income eligible pregnant women and children from birth through age 4. Enrollment information is available by calling 360-442-2800. The Head Start office is located at 1720 20th Avenue on the college campus. All services are free.





































Rainier Columbian Cheerleaders are hosting ‘The Columbian Saturday Market’ This is an indoor ‘Direct Sales Mall’, a showcase for local artists and crafters to sell their creations, as well as local farmers to sell in season produce and market items. The first 2 will be April 22nd, and May 13th, after that they will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month through December. Hours are 10a-5p, located in the Rainier Jr/Sr High School Commons area, 28170 Old Rainier Rd. in Rainier,OR

There will be concessions throughout the day and a variety of school clubs and organizations represented as well.

For more information or inquiries please contact Rebecca Blayney 971-203-3968 or Anna Hutchins 503-435-7004, or you can e-mail
































































Stageworks Northwest presents ‘Christmas Is Coming-A Holiday Revue’ @ 7:30pm December 15th and 16th @ the theater,1413 Commerce Avenue in Longview.

The family,friendly show is directed by Clarence Knutson and includes popular Christmas songs,stories, and a visit from Santa.

Admission is by freewill donation.

For more information call 360-636-4488.



Join Clatskanie Farmers Market for an afternoon of FREE live music and Holiday Shopping!..Saturday December 16th @ the Clatskanie Middle High School Auditorium.

Bazaar from 2p-7p. Concert starts at 6pm.

“A Night to Sing!”. This fun event is a fundraiser for the Clatskanie Farmers Market and will include many of your favorite vendors, as well as others who feature the high quality,one of a kind handmade and homegrown items you’ve come to expect.

Local performers–Nathan Lindquist,Jerry Modine,Melody Wheeler,and the Cowlitz County First Class Bell Choir, CMHS  Performing Arts Program, Great Vow Zen Monastery,Jessica Eliott and Tony Sebastian.

–Over 20 Vendors!



R Square D Dance Club @ The Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso will be starting back up classes soon.

Beginning lessons start Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 @ 7:30pm

For details and schedule go to or call 360-414-5855



ABATE of Washington, the largest Motorcycle Rights Organization in Washington State is holding their annual advocacy day ‘Black Thursday’ in Olympia on January 18th, 2018.

There will be a mass ‘ride-in’ to the Capitol leaving Hawks Prairie Casino at 10am sharp!  Speeches on the steps of the Capitol, and meeting with legislators from around the state.

All riders of any type of motorcycle are encouraged to attend.